The firm is racing with relatively newer companies in the auto industry such as Google's Waymo and Tesla Inc as well as bigger competitors including General Motors Co.to develop fully-autonomous driving cars.
Semi-autonomous driving features such as single-lane diving and auto parking are features that have already been incorporated by Nissan in its Japanese models of its Serena minivan, the X-Trail SUV and the new Leaf electric vehicle.
The duo, which have been conducting field tests of their "Easy Ride" system since joining hands earlier this year, said the tests were the first step towards their goal of launching a full-service, self-driving ride-sharing service in the country in the early 2020s.
Nissan said on Tuesday, December 5 that it plans to start testing an "Easy Ride" self-driving taxi service on public roads in Yokohama, Japan in March, 2018, with members of the public offered free rides between destinations around the city. An earlier version of the technology was tested in London at the start of 2017.
As technology continues to make public transport faster, more efficient, and more sustainable, vehicle manufacturers are looking for new ways to operate in the evolving mobility market, as Nissan becomes the latest to reveal an autonomous taxi service.
Mueller's Russian Federation probe has cost millions - DOJ
Mueller also reports in addition to his office, the Justice Department has spent $3.5 million to support the investigation. In a statement, the special counsel's office said it will release a similar expenditure report after March 31, 2018.
Nissan Motor Company is expected to roll out its self-driving cars by 2o22.
A dedicated mobile app will enable customers to choose their destination, hail a vehicle, and pay for the ride all in one place. And the APP cannot only enable users to set a destination, but also provide passengers information about nearby restaurants, hotels and other service information, allowing users to set driving directions.
This new service is aimed at introducing a new mobility option to complement the area's current transportation network.
However, keep in mind that Nissan hasn't been the only testing self-driving cars.
The partners plan to carry out a public field test of the new Easy Ride mobility service in March next year. Please share your opinion in the comment section below.
A week after getting the boot by NBC , disgraced " Today " anchorman Matt Lauer is still reeling, according to a report. Another source told the paper that he will remain out of the spotlight-after having a 20-year-long career at " Today ".
Over the last decade, vehicle safety has improved dramatically as automakers recognize that safety is a big selling point. Kia, Hyundai, and Subaru lead the pack for being the safest vehicles on the market.
The Verge reports Instagram is now testing Direct in five countries: Chile, Israel , Italy , Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay. So if you want to direct message someone, you won't be able to do it from the main app anymore with Direct installed.
Gudnason is relatively unknown in the US but will soon be seen opposite Shia LaBeouf in the tennis drama Borg/McEnroe . The film is slated to begin production in Berlin and Stockholm in January, before hitting theaters October 19.
BidaskClub raised shares of Marathon Petroleum from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Atlantic Securities raised shares of Marathon Oil from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating in a report on Tuesday.
Three firefighters who were injured and admitted to hospital are in stable condition, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the blazes had spread across 150 acres with zero containment by 10am (6pm GMT).
Currently, 175 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 173.51 million shares have been available to trade. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.08.
He has gone with an experimental side for the game and there are other Ireland-eligible players on the substitutes bench. With defenders in short supply, he may be asked to fulfil a similar role at the Tsirio Stadium on Thursday evening.
Moon was named the the 1989 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year, an award given to players for excellence on and off of the field. In May 1995, a Vikings cheerleader sued Moon and accused him of sexual harassment, alleging that he offered her cash for sex.
Debt Poses Significant Financial Risk — IMF China Report
But it said it did not go along with all of the findings and that the stress tests "do not fully reflect the whole picture". According to the IMF's health check of China's financial system, four-fifths of the country's banks are at risk.
Ex-officer Slager gets 20 years for Walter Scott shooting
During tearful statements in court, several members of Scott's family said they forgave the officer and were praying for him. Slager is then heard on a police radio reporting a description of Scott before yelling, "Taser, Taser, Taser!"
Bullring centre owner sold for £3.4bn
Intu also operates the Trafford Centre in Manchester while Hammerson owns Bicester Village and Brent Cross shopping centre. Hammerson also faces the risk an worldwide third party could show interest in making a bid for Intu , the broker said.
Brush fire in Bonsall; evacuations ordered
Cal Fire units are at scene of the Lilac Fire located at Old Hwy 395 cross of Dulin Rd in Bonsall. All lanes on southbound 15 south of SR-76 have re-opened, significant back up remains.